Jon Fasman: The Superpanopticon | Brisbane Writers Festival

Jon Fasman journeys across the globe to examine how governments use surveillance technology, and Sacha Molitorisz examines privacy as the critical issue of our era. This session is an urgent and vital conversation on public safety vs civil liberty, state vs corporate surveillance, and our regulatory frameworks being outpaced by technological evolution. Presented in collaboration with ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas.

Jon Fasman is the U.S. digital editor for The Economist, having previously been Washington correspondent, South-East Asia bureau chief and Atlanta correspondent. In addition to his work for The Economist, he is also the author of The Geographer’s Library, The Unpossessed City, and We See It All: liberty and justice in the age of perpetual surveillance. Fasman resides in Westchester County, New York.

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